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Cabbage Patch Coleslaw Recipe

Cabbage Patch Coleslaw Recipe

This side dish has broad appeal and is nice and crispy. Sour cream blends well with the cider vinegar, oil and seasonings in the dressing.—Betty Otten, Tea, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:48 servings


  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups cider vinegar
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 4 large heads cabbage, shredded
  • 8 medium carrots, shredded
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar and oil. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in celery seed. Cool completely.
  • 2. In two large bowls, combine the cabbage, carrots and onions. Add the celery seed mixture, sour cream, salt, pepper and mustard; mix well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 48-55 (3/4 cup) servings.

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LynnGweeny User ID: 2208048 67869
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2013

"This slaw is EXCELLENT. Won't use another recipe. We use it when preparing dinners at our VFW Post."

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